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As men, it’s our job to challenge the culture that enables people like Harvey Weinstein

I was shocked to find out what my friend had done. But chances are, we all know someone who has hurt a woman

By Musa Okwonga  

Papers in New York splash on Harvey Weinstein. Photo: PA

There was a phrase Emma Thompson used her excellent Newsnight interview that I can’t stop thinking about. Speaking about the allegations against Harvey Weinstein, Thompson said that there was “a crisis in masculinity.” At first, I didn’t understand why those words resonated so much. But then I realised. It’s because it was the sound of a fire alarm going off in your own house.

We men can talk and we can tweet all we like about Harvey Weinstein—and I…

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